Good-bye Round Robin offers numerous practical suggestions for engaging English language learners in meaningful oral-language activities, all connected to wonderful, recently-published books for students of different ages and reading abilities. Opitz' book provides specific strategies teachers can use to help their ELLs develop both oral and written English proficiency. This book is an excellent resource for any teacher, but it is an especially useful resource for teachers of English language learners.
- Yvonne and David Freeman
Authors of Essential Linguistics and Teaching Reading in Multilingual Classrooms
Oral reading can increase the comprehension, fluency, and strategic thinking of every reader - if you have the right strategies. Good-bye Round Robin, Updated Edition, gives you the 25 best ways to turn oral reading into one of your most effective literacy tools.
Good-bye Round Robin, Updated Edition, makes it easy to work the right amount and the right types of oral reading into your teaching. Michael Opitz and Timothy Rasinski present proven oral-reading strategies, every one of which fits easily into your existing literacy block routines.
And this Updated Edition goes further than ever to help you get the most from every oral-reading opportunity. It's newly designed to help you match readers to instruction more quickly and confidently. Opitz and Rasinski have revised and expanded their booklists to include over 300 new children's literature titles, enabling you to choose the best book for your lessons and your readers. What's more they offer classroom-tested ways to use oral reading to support struggling readers and English learners at all stages of language acquisition.
Use Good-bye Round Robin, Updated Edition, and make the most of oral reading.